Most of our members, will tell you that they get the most out of being a CMATD member when they become active in the Chapter. Becoming involved increases your opportunities for networking and meeting new people, while giving you the opportunity to grow professionally in a friendly environment.  You can polish your current skill set or develop new skills by volunteering on a committee, increase your knowledge in a specific area by joining one of our Special Interest Groups, publish an article in the CMATD newsletter or hone your facilitation skills by leading a workshop. These are just a few of the opportunities that are open to you by being a volunteer.

Chapter leaders receive a special $199 rate for ATD membership and an upgrade to Professional Plus membership at no additional charge. You can join or renew online through TD.org, using the chapter leader application located at www.td.org/jointmembership, or by contacting Customer Care at 800.628.2783 and identifying yourself as a chapter leader.

 By volunteering you can:

  • Meet new people
  • Connect meaningfully with your colleagues
  • Develop a professional network
  • Learn by doing
  • Build new skills
  • Boost your visibility
  • Influence the chapter’s efforts
  • Gain leadership experience
  • Give back to the Central Mass Chapter and your community
  • Have fun!
Volunteers are crucial to the ongoing success of the ATD Central Mass Chapter. Our chapter thrives because of those who give of their time, talent, and expertise. However, volunteering can also help you thrive by enabling you to accomplish your personal, professional, and leadership development goals.

Personal and Professional Benefits

Stay Relevant in the Field
By engaging in the talent development field through volunteerism, you are eligible to receive Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) or Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) recertification points.

Explore Career Opportunities
Regardless of your tenure in the field, career level, or aspirations, volunteering will introduce you to various professional paths.

Connect With Your Peers
Networking is a powerful tool; use it to your advantage. Volunteering introduces you to local and national contacts across all sectors, helping you to build a personal and professional directory.

Develop and Refine Skills
Volunteering exposes you to skills and tasks that you may not experience in your full-time role and provides opportunities to lead people, teams, or projects, allowing you to boost your resume.

Get Started

Need buy-in from your employer before signing up to volunteer? Download the following resources to highlight all the ways volunteering will benefit you, your organization, and the local talent development community.


Volunteer With Central Mass ATD

As a non-profit organization, ATD is primarily managed and supported by volunteers, and you can enhance the value of your ATD membership by sharing your time and talents. Volunteer opportunities exist no matter what level of time/effort you are able to commit. The Chapter always tries to find a match between your interests and our volunteer needs.  Get the most out of your membership by becoming involved in Chapter operations and working with other members.

Please consider one of the opportunities here — we can assure you a rich experience!

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